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Volume 51 – #17

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Volume 51#17

December 3 – December 16, 2013

There are five major shows on the docket this week.

Mint goes wild with new issues

Beavers, bison and bears, oh my! The Royal Canadian Mint has unleashed a veritable menagerie of animals, with more than half a dozen coins with animal themes included in the Crown corporation’s November catalogue. Continue reading →

Features
Hudson’s Bay token hits 
record price at Toronto sale
Page 11

Regulars
Show & Bourse
Check out the shows in your area
Page 25
CCN Marketplace
Are you buying or selling?
Page 26
Trends
Focus on Colonial tokens
Page 20
Editorial
Appreciation for gaffes growing among numismatists

Make no mistake, errors are errors, but die varieties are a different thing altogether. If you want to move into the world of errors, take some time to learn. As with all areas of numismatics, educating yourself is the best investment you can make.

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By Bret Evans
Columns
Tim Grawey
Colonial Tokens
Questions still surround 
Roy token
Page 8
Stanley Clute
Notes & Bills
Seals have long been 
a paper money fixture
Page 10

Ted Banning
The World of Money
Accomplished judge 
held sway in coin world
Page 12
Peter Mosiondz, Jr.
Collecting 101
Sixty years have provided
 some wisdom
Page 14

Bret Evans
Coinnet
Finding online coin 
dealers to trust
Page 15
John Regitko
Errors & Varieties
Taking a new view on fold-over,
 flip-struck coins
Page 28

Carolyn Mullin
New Issues
Honouring a photographer
Page 32
Carolyn Mullin
Numismatic Profile
Artist devotes work 
to honouring soldiers
Page 33

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